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Bangladesh’s Nasir Hossain banned for 2 years for breaching anti-corruption code

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Bangladesh allrounder Nasir Hossain has been banned from all cricket for 2 years by the ICC for breaching the Emirates Cricket Board’s Anti-Corruption Code in the course of the 2020-21 Abu Dhabi T10 League. He shall be eligible to renew taking part in worldwide cricket on April 7, 2025.
Hossain was one among eight individuals related to the Pune Devils franchise who have been charged by the ICC in September 2023. He accepted the three prices towards him and acquired a two-year ban, of which six months are suspended.

In keeping with the ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit, the primary cost towards Hossain was that he “did not confide in the Designated Anti-Corruption Official (with out pointless delay) the receipt of a present that was supplied to him that had a worth of over US$750, particularly the present of a brand new iPhone 12.

The second cost was that Hossain “did not confide in the Designated Anti-Corruption Official full particulars of the method or invitation he acquired to interact in Corrupt Conduct through the brand new iPhone 12.”

And at last, “he failed or refused, with out compelling justification, to cooperate with the Designated Anti-Corruption Official’s investigation in relation to doable Corrupt Conduct below the Code, together with (with out limitation) failing to offer precisely and utterly any data and/or documentation requested by the Designated Anti-Corruption Official (whether or not as a part of a proper Demand pursuant to Article 4.3 or in any other case) as a part of such investigation.”

Hossain has performed 19 Checks, 65 ODIs and 31 T20Is for Bangladesh, and whereas his final worldwide match was in January 2018, he was taking part in home cricket as just lately as Might 2023.


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